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We should be treating the societal, not biological cause of ADHD


Great article. ADHD is just part of the list of medicalising wider societal problems How many consultations and sick notes signed for stress, ME / CFS, alcohol dependency, depression, chronic pain and even type 2 diabetes. There is no doubt these people are suffering real problems, but sick role doesn't seem the best way to help? Just seems to reinforces the helplessness "you are ill, and illness is not your fault". There must be better solutions. Hopefully it isnt all resilience training.

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14 Jul 2016

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